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1900 East Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731
United States

Certificates / Diplomas
Associate Degree
Minnesota North College Vermilion Campus offers programs in Veterinary Technician, Natural Resources Technology - Forestry/Wildlife, Wildlife Ecology, Environmental Science, Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy, Wildland/Wildlife Law Enforcement, Wilderness and Park Management, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Coaching, Water Operations, Water Quality Science, Land Surveying, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Outdoor Leadership, Outdoor Leadership Professional, Backcountry Guide, Watershed Science, Criminal Justice - Police Science, Health Sciences Broad Field, Fireline, Emergency Medical Technician, Wilderness Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medical Services, Outdoor Recreation Therapy, and Entrepreneurship.

Transfer pathways are available in Accounting, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Early Childhood Education, Economics, English, Exercise Science, History, Law Enforcement, Mathematics, Psychology, and Sociology.

Minnesota North College, Vermilion Campus, in Ely offers:
· Wide variety of natural resource programming with outdoor, hands-on experiences
· On-campus housing
· Optional outdoor orientation trip into the Boundary Waters
· Applied, small class, hands-on learning environment
The following information should help you understand the cost of attending college. Keep in mind that most students receive a financial aid package (grants and scholarships) which lowers their out-of-pocket cost. This is reflected on the net price information, if available.
Living On-Campus
Living Off-Campus
Living with Family
The amounts above pertain to first-time full-time undergraduate students and include tuition and fees, housing and meals, transportation, and personal expenses. Use these estimated amounts as a reference for building your annual budget for attending this institution.
Average Net Price $12,317 / year

This is the average annual amount that first-time, full-time undergraduate students pay at this institution after subtracting all grants and scholarships from the cost of attendance.

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Net cost after grants and scholarships by income
$0-$30,000: $10,691
$30,001-$48,000: $9,181
$48,001-$75,000: $11,903
$75,001-$110,000: $16,955
Over $110,000: $17,603

This net price data shows the average amount students have paid, according to their family income, after subtracting all grants and scholarships.

Student/Faculty Ratio
Size of Student Body
Average Class Size
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Breakdown by Race
Black or African American: 14%
Hispanic: 4%
White: 74%
Two or more races: 5%
Breakdown by Age
19 and Younger: 50%
20 to 24: 41%
25 to 34: 7%
Breakdown by Gender
Men: 68%
Women: 31%
New entering students who are transfers

Graduation Rate for Two-Year Programs
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Completers within 3 years by race
White: 48%
Completers within 3 years by Gender
Men: 21%
Women: 71%
Retention Rate
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Retention Rate By Type
Full-time: 61%
Part-time: 67%
Small town/rural
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid awarded to undergraduate students

The following information pertains to first-time full-time undergraduate students.

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Average amount of aid awarded to full-time first-time undergraduates
State/Local grant aid: $2,009
Institutional grant aid: $172
Federal grant aid: $3,017
Average amount of grant aid awarded by income (all sources)
$0-$30,000: $7,818
$30,001-$48,000: $5,828
$48,001-$75,000: $4,578
$75,001-$110,000: $764
Over $110,000: $459
School Scholarships
Required Forms: FAFSA
Title IV (FAFSA) School Code:
Financial Aid Contact

This section shows the median debt graduates incurred to complete their degree at this institution.

Median Cumulative Debt by Degree Type
  • Associate's Degree: $12,000
  • Undergraduate Certificate: $15,250
Percent of Graduates With Loans
  • Associate's Degree: 77%
  • Undergraduate Certificate: 56%

Application Fee
  • System applications (online)
  • School applications (online)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Transcripts
  • Accepts dual credits
  • Accepts exam-based credits
  • Institution awards credits for military training
Application Timelines

Rolling Admissions Deadline

Fall - September 1 - absolute

Financial Aid Application Deadline


Admissions Contact
The data displayed below comes from the Graduate Employment Outcomes tool and only reports on graduates employed in Minnesota. This section shows employment data for graduate class of 2017, including percent of graduates with full-time employment in the 3rd year after college graduation and the median annual wages by award level, according to the Minnesota unemployment insurance records. Data does not include federal employees, self-employed (e.g. professional freelancers, artists, developers, designers, business owners), military, or individuals who moved out of state for a job. The list below may be incomplete and limited to some majors. Additionally, data has been suppressed when it refers to 10 or less students.Jump to:
Associate Degree
Field of Study Percent Employed Full-time 3 Years Post-Graduation Median Annual Salary of Graduates
Natural resources and conservation 48% $57,956
Natural Resources Management and Policy 83% $62,214
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